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What is Hay fever?

What is Hay fever?

Hay fever is a common nasal allergy to airborne substances such as pollens or molds, and the term has also been used for other allergies ...more »

  • Hay fever: An allergy which causes sneezing, runny nose or blocked nose for part of the year.
  • Hay fever: seasonal variety of allergic rhinitis, marked by acute conjunctivitis with lacrimation and itching; regarded as an allergic condition triggered by specific allergens.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Hay fever: a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Hay fever: Introduction

Types of Hay fever:

Types of Hay fever:

  • Pollen allergies
  • Tree pollen allergies
    • Birch pollen allergies
    • Oak pollen allergies
    • Ash pollen allergies
    • Elm pollen allergies
    • Hickory pollen allergies
    • Pecan pollen allergies
    • Box elder pollen allergies
    • Mountain cedar pollen allergies
  • Weed pollen allergies
    • Ragweed allergies - common allergy type; most common cause of weed allergies.
    • Sagebrush allergies
    • Redroot pigweed allergies
    • Lamb's quarters allergies
    • Russian thistle (tumbleweed) allergies
    • English plantain allergies
  • Grass pollen allergies
    • Timothy grass allergies
    • Kentucky bluegrass allergies
    • Johnson grass allergies
    • Bermuda grass allergies
    • Redtop grass allergies
    • Orchard grass allergies
    • Sweet vernal grass allergies
  • Mold allergies
  • Dust mite allergies
  • Animal allergies
  • Seasonal allergic rhinitis - occurring during pollen season
  • Perennial allergic rhinitis - occurring year round
  • more types...»

Broader types of Hay fever:

How many people get Hay fever?

Prevalance of Hay fever: 35 million Americans (NIAID: pollen allergies)
Prevalance Rate of Hay fever: approx 1 in 7 or 12.87% or 35 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Hay fever?

Complications of Hay fever: see complications of Hay fever

What causes Hay fever?

Causes of Hay fever: see causes of Hay fever

What are the symptoms of Hay fever?

Symptoms of Hay fever: see symptoms of Hay fever

Complications of Hay fever: see complications of Hay fever

Hay fever: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hay fever.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hay fever.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hay fever: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hay fever.
Treatments for Hay fever: see treatments for Hay fever
Alternative treatments for Hay fever: see alternative treatments for Hay fever
Prevention of Hay fever: see prevention of Hay fever
Research for Hay fever: see research for Hay fever

Organs Affected by Hay fever:

Organs and body systems related to Hay fever include:

Name and Aliases of Hay fever

Main name of condition: Hay fever

Other names or spellings for Hay fever:

Airborne allergies, pollenosis, pollinosis, seasonal rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, Allergic rhinitis

Pollenosis, Pollinosis, Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Allergic rhinitis Source - Diseases Database

Pollinosis, Hay fever
Source - WordNet 2.1

Hay fever: Related Conditions

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